Initial & developing concerns

When any aspect of a child’s learning and development appears to be different to what you would expect at their age then it is important to raise your initial concerns with both the SENCo and the child’s parents or carers.

The documents below are designed to support you with recording your concerns and making positive steps towards addressing them, improving the outcomes for the child’s future learning and development.

Guidance for initial concerns

Views of parents and carers

Questions to ask

Parental consent form

SEND Solution Circle Approach

A Solution Circle approach is designed to support early intervention for children individually or in relation to whole setting SEND issues.

The Early Years and Childcare service regularly facilitates small group SEND sessions that take the form of a solution circle approach; an evidence-based system which supports collaborative problem solving. To find out more please refer to the information below

SEND Solution Circle Approach- Guidance

SEND Solution Circle Approach – Parental Consent form

How to apply

Complete the SEND Solution Circle Approach application survey

Application deadline is 16 May 2022

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